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David and Art - John Coltrane Pt. 2

Nov 22, 2021

John Coltrane's story in the 1950s and early 60s led to the creation of a profound work of art.

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The Shockley Singers were billed as “The World’s Young Gospel Singers,” but they sound wise beyond their years on “He Brought Us Through.” 

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Downtown Depot - Jenn Giles Kemper

Nov 19, 2021

On this episode, host Austin Meek has a conversation with Jenn Giles Kemper - minister, spiritual director, and found of Sacred Ordinary Days.

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Toys For Tots Kicks Off For The Holiday Season

Nov 19, 2021
US Marine Corp

Last year Toys for Tots distributed over 17 thousand toys to children in Central Texas, and this year will be no different.

In many places, The US Marine Corp handles all aspects of Toys for Tots, but here in Central Texas, it’s a group effort.  The Marine Corp joins together with the Salvation Army to help screen families based on need.


City of San Antonio Public Works Dept.

The federal infrastructure plan will send billions to Texas over the next five years. But a water expert says the state will still be playing catch-up when it comes to water infrastructure, as the population continues to grow.

Brian Kirkpatrick / Texas Public Radio

The diversity of pecans grown in the state has helped keep the crop strong from year to year.

Act Locally Waco - November 18-25

Nov 18, 2021

Hear about Waco area events happening over the next week, including ways to make someone's holiday more special, recycling, health opportunites and more!

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Business Review - Focus on Empathy

Nov 18, 2021

In this episode of the Business Review, American Greetings CMO Alex Ho explains the strategy of marketing to millennials. 

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I’m Jim McKeown, welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

Rebecca Raisin is the author of several novels, including the ‘Little Paris’ series.  Her short stories have been published in various anthologies and fiction magazines series.  The Little Bookshop on the Seine is another novel set in a bookshop.


Pxfuel

One advocate says the expansion could change the economy in the way rural electrification did last century.

Michael Minasi for KUT

The former El Paso congressman tells Texas Standard he wants to “get us past the very small, divisive politics of this moment and of the current governor.”

https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/beto-orourke-enters-the-race-for-governor/

David and Art - John Coltrane Pt. 1

Nov 15, 2021

The story of American musician John Coltrane is one in which music is transformative.

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Steve Wonder’s “Have a Talk with God” gets a stellar reading by the East St. Louis Gospelettes. Click to listen to this episode.
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Central Texas Leadership Series - Jonathan Grant

Nov 12, 2021

Nan Holmes leads the conversation this month with the new Executive Director of World Hunger Relief Farm, Jonathan Grant.

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On this edition of the Central Texas Leadership Series, Nan Holmes has an enlightening conversation with Jonathan Grant, the new Executive Director of World Hunger Relief.  

World Hunger Relief has a 40 acre farm on the north edge of Lacy Lakeview where staff and volunteers work to help the hungry in our community. 

In addition to learning more about Jonathan, we hear about some challenges the farm is facing as well as what is on the horizon for World Hunger Relief. 

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